Bystanders in viral incident in Summit neighborhood speak out

Tray Ling

In the video, the altercation comes to an end when women walking through the neighborhood decided to step in and help the victim.

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Three women who came to the aid of a young Black man after witnessing an altercation with a Fort Jackson soldier in a Columbia neighborhood are speaking out about the experience. 

A viral video shows a man in a hostile exchange with a young Black man in Columbia’s Summit neighborhood.

In the video, the altercation comes to an end when the women walking through the neighborhood decided to step in and help the victim. 

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Community helps build garden for Harrisonburg neighborhood residents

Tray Ling

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) – Community volunteers of all ages helped assemble the Kelley Street Garden in Harrisonburg on Saturday.

Residents of the Harrison heights neighborhood will be able to use one of 11 garden beds to grow their own produce.

The idea for a residential garden started in 2019 when the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority saw an interest from the community.

The housing authority worked with James Madison University’s Dining Services to secure grant funding from Aramark, but the project was put on pause due to the pandemic.

“Because of COVID and some other things, that got delayed. So,

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Fox terrorizes Topsham neighborhood – Portland Press Herald

Tray Ling

A fox tried to attack at least three people in the dense Topsham Heights neighborhood Saturday before a Middle Street resident shot the animal after it chased him into his home.

The fox had porcupine quills in its face, which Topsham Police Sgt. Mark Gilliam said is a telltale sign that the animal was likely rabid, as healthy animals normally would not attack porcupines.

The police got their first complaint about the fox hiding under a porch on Cameron Way off Winter Street at 10:17 a.m.

About 45 minutes later police and a Maine game warden were called to Western

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Spate of shootings has Richmond neighborhood on edge

Tray Ling

RICHMOND, Va. — For several nights in a row, random gunfire calls and drive-by shootings have kept Richmond Police busy.

Tuesday a Huguenot High School junior was hit by a bullet as she watched TV. She’s still recovering at Chippenham Hospital.

A tiny hole in a piece of siding on a house on Powell Street on Richmond’s Southside is causing huge problems for the 17-year-old girl and her family.

“A bullet went through her wrist and into her side,” said a woman, who did not want to give her name. “And it’s a shame for an innocent bystander to be

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Trash drop-off tightens community, beautifies North Omaha

Tray Ling

North Omaha Neighborhood Alliance partnered with Habitat for Humanity and the Empowerment Network, creating a monthly dumpster day to keep the neighborhood tidy.Precious McKesson was at the small church to help North Omaha residents throw out trash and brush.”It’s amazing to see when a trailer pulls up with a lot of stuff that means that our message got out,” said McKesson.For many people in North Omaha like Bonnie Leeper, it’s out with the old, to keep their yards looking new. Leeper brought broken items to New Life Presbyterian Church, to clear up some space. “So we just brought it down … Read the rest